The state said the measures would be put in place before the onset of monsoon in New Delhi. Representation pic
In order to prevent recurrence of vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya, the Delhi government will prepare a comprehensive plan to keep the city "mosquito-free", Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said on Saturday.
Briefing the media on the preparedness for dengue and chikungunya-like diseases, Sisodia said CM Arvind Kejriwal had held a meeting with all stakeholders, including commissioners of civic bodies, and a comprehensive plan would be made to make Delhi mosquito-free.
"The CM has directed that a comprehensive proposal be made, for which officials of the Centre, state government, civic bodies and NCR will pitch in. We have to find a way to make Delhi mosquito-free," he said.
No. of dengue cases reported in the country, last year